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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 26, 1930, Mason City, Iowa i r 1 0 A A OtS MO I NES A 1V THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKKS ALL NORTH IOWANS NKIUHISOKS VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED VVIKE BUKV1UK MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 26 1930 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL NO 275 Lucas Leads cans Answers Shots Fired by Democrats for Months LEHIGH By CHARLES P STEWART ASHINGTON Aug 26 CPA was none too soon for the G O P organi zation to be heard from when Bob Lucas fired a n answering chot the other day in acknowl edgment of the latest broadside Jouett S h o u s e had just emptied into republican1 ism as chief gunman for Aunty democra cy What Jouett has been doing to the grand old party for the last year or there abouts has resembled a demonstra tion by Col Billy Mitchell of his ability to sink a manowar by dropping bombs on it from an air plane Given a deserted battleship hulk at anchor close inshore and Billy can sink the poor tub all right He has proved it by doing so But re member the colonel could swoop as close to his undefended stationary target as he chose and continue swooping and bombdropping time after time which was exactly what he did until finally he managed to get one of his pineapples down n naturally the proud craft blew up and sank torn to pieces by an internal explosion Bankers Tackle is quite a one cannot help SUCH a performance spectacle Nevertheless wondering How would Colonel Mitchell faro if lie were trying to spill a bomb down the funnel of a real live bat 20 knots or j Turn to InRC B Column 4 MaTH FAIR OFF TO GOOD START Livestock Exhibits Will Overflow Barns Pro gram Is Ready NORTHWOOD Aug day dawned bright and clear for the annual Worth county fair and brot with it prospects for one of the largest livestock exhibits at the lo cal fairgrounds in a number of C H Dwelle secretary years stated A huge cattle show and an unusu ally good display in the other divi sions of tha livestock department was promised by fair managers after the first flood of entries had been taken care of at the offices thin morning The threedays program of fun and amusement in connection with the fair wil start tomorrow Mr Dwelle states Judging contests demonstrations and ranking of the displays are to take almost the en tire time of the fair it is believed because of the wealth of material with which the judges will work A full reeact program has been arranged which will be concludes each evening by fireworks The Western Exposition Shows and Car nival company is busy today erect ing a full line of concesaiona and shows along the midway section ot the grounds There will be a base ball game each day CHANEYLOSESIN VALIANT BATTLE AGAINST ANEMIA Hemorrhage Ends Life of Man of Thousand Faces LOS ANGELES Aug 26 Lon Chancy whose grotesque screen characterizations won htm the sobriquet of the man of thou sand faces died here early today after a valiant battle against anemia and congestion of the bronchial tubes A hemorrhage of the lungs shortly after midnight suddenly cut short the noted actors fight for life after he had been reported on the road to recovery He was 47 years old Had Sudden Attack Chancy entered a hospital Aug 15 for treatment of an anaemic condi tion resulting from a severe attack of pneumonia suffered in New York early this year He failed to respond readily to treatment and last week Hire blood transfusions were re sorted to Last Saturday he became critically ill but safely passed the crisis Yesterday he was said by hospital attaches to be resting easily The hemorrhage which resulted in Chaneya death struck with unex pected suddenness He was dead in less than 30 minutes Was Mountain Guide At Chaneys bedside was Mrs Chaney a constant attendant since her husband first was taken ill and Creighton Chancy a son by a for mer marriage The death of Chaney removes from Hollywoods varied ranks a veritable mystery man known al most entirely by his screen appear ances Away from the motion pic ture lot Chaney inevitably wore a pulled down cap dark glasses and plain clothes He commanded a large salary made numerous in vestments and reputedly was wealthy but made few friends Born on April 1 1883 In Colorado Springs Col the son of deaf and dumb parents Chaney quit school before he had reached tha fifth grade to become a tourists guide on Pikes peak Played In Westerns His introduction to the theater was as a property boy Later he be came a stage hand and to his death he carried a card in a stage hands organization Ho got his first break as a song and dance man at a stage hands benefit when he Will Rogers TAHOE TAVERN Gal Aug this week takes care of pretty much the last of the primaries This will throw thou sands in every state back among the un employed Everybody is always asking if women vot ing has made any real change In our political system It has It has jitst doubled the amount of candidates The only way we can possibly have more people seek ing public pensions is to give the children the vote We have done it for the wife Lets do it for the kiddies Chil dren have the same qualification for office the grownups have They are out of work Yours WILL ROGERS BLOOD TRANSFUSION FAILS TO SAVE LON CHANEY Problem IP Must Decide HOPE TO FREE AMERICAN HELD BY PERU REBELS Deposed President Not to Be Allowed Escape ih Exile WASHINGTON Aug 26 The state department today instructed the American embassy at Lima Peru to take all appro priate measures to effect the re lease of Harold B Grow held by the military jimto which has dis placed the old government The action followed receipt of ad vices from the embassy telling of Grows plight He is a lieutenant commander in the United States naval reserve and has the rank of captain in the Peruvian army The aviator was captured Sunday after landing his plane at Camana The departments message express ed appreciation to the embassy for the reports it has filed during the How to Get Farm Credit Representatives of 12 States Confer With Hoover BLAZE GOING IN 8 PLACES WHEN OWNER FINDS IT Grocer Says Bootleggers Were Getting Even r UT ror 1 ips Despite a noticeable improvement following a third lilonil transfusion Lon Clinncy famous rhiiructer actor of the screen lied shortly after midnight Tuesday mornine of a licmorrlmjri of the Jungs He hud liecn suffering from anemia in a Hollywood hospital Photos show Chancy rU the screen sit left and In various roles from sonic of his better known pictures Upper right is Cliuncy in TIio Unholy Three which pluvcd in Mason City recently was 16 years old While with the old Hartmonn Correct this sentence I just picked up my hat and walked out said he and my wife didnt ask where 1 wan Times AUNT HET By Robert Quillen Opera company in San Francisco he met and married Hazel Hastings a member of the troupe who was his companion for 22 years Of a prev ious marriage little is known ex cept that a son was born Chaneys entrance into the motion picture world was via the slapstick route but in 1D12 he became an ex tra in western films Later he di Turn to Iflffft 5 Inllimn 3 the 1 reckon its a visitation o Providence to keep me humle Evcrtimc I buy good J for a dress the women that get the same kind is the orneriost ones in town ULRIGK HURT BY OMB IMPROVING Condition of Local Man Is Not Thot to Be Serious byv Physicians The condition of Theodore Ulrlck who wai injured Sunday night at Chicago from the premature ex plosion of an aerial bombL is not serious according word re ceived Monday afternoon by bis mother Mrs Frank Ulrlck 424 Seventh street southeast Informa tion received hero stated he would be confined to bed only a short time Mr Ulrick is employed by the ThearleDufficld fireworks com pany He was assisting in an exhi bition of fireworks at the National air races when a bomb exploded be foro expected The burns which Mr Ulrick suf fered were not serious physicians reported Our guess Is that other endur ance flyersy wont beat the Chicnyo fellows They wont have that rel atively safe feeling up in the Fountain Inn Tribune recent rapid turn in events in Peruvian revolt Obscurity Is Denied LIMA Peru Aug 26 The obscurity of political exile was de niedtodayto Augusto B Leguia de posed president of Peru who for 21 yeara ruled this country with an iron hand Yieling to popular clamor Gen Manuel Maria Ponce head of the military junta which has replaced the old government promised a mob of students in a publicaddress that Leguia would be be brot back to Lima to face punishment for his misdeeds Martial Law The Almirante Grau Peruvian cruiser on which Leguia and his family yesterday left Calloa pre sumably for Panama put in back of San Lorenzo Isle outside Callao harbor to await orders for disposi tion of their prisoner Unverified re ports from Callao said he was ser iously ill Martial law prevails in the capital as a consequence of fighting in the streets and it the home of the for mer president yesterday Several persons were killed and injured CHANGSA AGAIN IS THREATENED Foreign Women and Chil dren Began Evacuating to Hankow SHANGHAI Aug 26 cause of the precarious condition at Changsha Hunan province capital threatened by 5000 communists all foreign women and children began evacuating today toward Hankow The nationalist military authori ties at Hankow reported tho re newed communists menace in Hu nan had caused President Chiang KaiShek to order 20000 soldiers withdrawn from Shantung province for duty against the Reds Three Youths Are Held to Grand Jury for Murder of Wilkinson CLEVELAND Aug 26 death penalty will be demanded for three youths held to the grand jury for the slaying of R Miller Wilkin son 21 in an attempted holdup of a fashionable engagement party early yesterday Assistant Prosecutor P L A Lieghley said there was no doubt that the grand jury would return indictments charging murder in the first degree in the perpetration of a robbery and that death in the electric chair would he aslted for each of the youths The trio Mike Bell 1G His broth er ngelo 20 and Ross Valore 10 waived preliminary examination and were bound over to the grand jury last night Police said Angcio Belt confessed killing Wilkinson Woman Suffrage Reaches Tenth Year of Existence WASHINGTON Aug 26 of the worst affected drought states prepared at the call of President Hoover today to tackle tlio heart of the drought how to get funds and credit to the waterstarved farmers The representatives of finance on the various state relief committees converged on the white house for their conference with the president this afternoon They were on hand from a dozen states and more were xpected Before them was an out ne of financial relief organiza ions drawn up by the national rought relief committee providing or establishment of state or local redit corporations which wovtld ad vance loans to farmers thru the iu ermecliato credit banks How to approach the multiplicity of tasks Involved in coordinating small scale local activities into an efficient national whole bulked large in the program prepared for them by Mr Hoover At tho head of the bankers was Henry M Toh Vnaon of Los Angeles whose duty on the national committee will be to coordinate the state and region al credit activities for relief The conference was to begin at oclock The president believes farmers in the acute drought areas have been affected differently and relief will have to take individual lines Sec retary Hyde chairman of the na tional committee returned for the conference from a tour of affected areas strongly convinced that re lief committees in each county of No Blame Attached to Man Who Borrowed From Jack Zuta EVANSTON III Aug 25 At Chief of Police William O Freeman was exonerated by Mayor Charlc I Bartlett last night from blame in borrowing from Jack Zuta slain Chicago vice lord and gang chieftain A letter requesting tie loan was found in one of Ziftas deposit boxen After the disclosure Freeman told investigators that he wanted the money to retire a judgment against his house The police chief said he paid the money hack Mayor Bartlett made known his decision after a secret session or the Kvanston city council I knew of Freemans financial condition at the time he borrowed the money from Zuta the mayor said I found it was used legiti mately to pay off a judgment Homeruns are Hilling the game of baseball snys an eastern writer Its still fighting tho with the out fielders Imclcs to the wall De troit News Not Even Photo Be Found of Signing of Document WASHINGTON Aug 20 Pi Ten years ago today the right of women to vote thruout the United Staten proclaimed The slender quiet man who made valid the instrument OL announce Colby secretary of the act with out benefit or cameramen Jt was a sweltering day A messenger ran up the walk of a spacious res idence the secretary took the pro clamation carried it to his desk and quietly signed it The nine teenth amendment was in effect Womens organizations preparing to celebrate this decennial anniver sary of their victory discovered that not n single picture was made of the event Its simplicity throws into sharper outlines the events of the strenuous years preceding Want Equal Rights are recalling those yorrs today They are calling up a swift moving succession of events in each of which the same eager de termined faces Paul Mrs Carrie Capmfin Catt Dr An na Shaw Mary Garret Hay Iney Milholland Maud Younger While they reminisce they lool forward to another campaign for blanket declaration of equal rights for men and women in the constitution The national womans party is going after an amendment carrying this declaration Wliuro Am tho People Rare in history in the campaign like that the women waged for the ballot It goes hack to 1878 when the Susan L Anthony amendment was introduced Forty years later to a day the house passed the men sure for the first time but not un til the last month of 1912 did the is sue become a snowball of public opinion Then Alice Paul slim so cial worker came from New Jersey for the only way the government can get TLAMES In eight differentplaces on the property of the Lchtgh grocery and bakery on Lehigh row believed by the owner to have been started simultaneously by persons who thot he was tipping off officers on bootlegging operations indicated racketeer activities in Mason City Tuesday morning Damage esti mated by Peter Karamitros owner at 51500 was done by the fire An investigation was conducted Tuesday morning by police and firemen in an effort to assemble data which might lead to the iden tity of the persons who started the Only a few clews none of which was convincing were dis When firemen arrived at the gro cery and bakery located in the same building flames were coming from eight places Three of these were in the main strucxui1 three in a garage at the rear and two in an other garage a short distance south east of the grocery Firemen were handicapped in fighting the fire be cause of tho lack of water and a Northwestern switch engine was called on to give assistance Awakened Dogs Mr Karamitros stated that bark ing of dogs awakened him This barkingstarted about oclock Tuesday morning and he declared he believed at that time something was arousing the dags but investi gations showed nothing amiss and he returned to bed A few hours later their barking was more in tense and he awoke and discovered the fires The fire department was called at oclock Lehigh row has been raided many times by city county state and solving the problem LEGGE OPTIMISTIC Wounded by Policeman After Raid on Disorder ly House CHICAGO Aug 28 TVThree hours after u raid on sin alleged dis orderly house last night Nels M Wcdberg ward politician was shot and seriously wounded by Police man Alvis Meyers one nf the raid ing officers Meyers said he ordered Wedbcrg out of the east side police station when he came to intervene in nehnlf of prisoners Later when he started home Meyers said Wedherg was waiting outside and attacked him Meyers said he fired in self defense Wedherg also a real estate ex pert for the hoard of local Improve ments claimed however that the officer followed him out of the sta tion and started beating him with his gun When Wedberg resisted he told police Lieut Joseph Picroth Meyers fired The inillct entered Wcdbergs chest and his condition was reported an serious down to the ground in federal officers and large seizures of liquor have been made at vnr faus places on this street One es tablishment known as the Lehigh lunch room which is located next to tho Lehigh grocery has been jadlocked by federal court orders The flames were leaping from hree places along the ground on he east side of the main budding n one place they gained consider able headway and went to the roof Firemen made holes in two places m the roof to stop these flames and make sure they were extin guished The odor of gasoline could distinguished by police and fire men coming from the ground bc DFJS MOINES Aug 20 States of the upper Missouri and Mississippi valleys will have great and in some instances as a greater agricultural yield this fall than in 1929 in the opinion of Chairman Alexander Legge of the federal farm board In a statement to the Associated Press last night Chairman Legge said that too much conversation and misinterpretation of facts con cerning the drought has resulted in a mistaken impression Unit the dam age hus been widespread thruout the agricultural states resulting in a decrease in farm incomes He said that while the drought has been serious in some regions this La not true in the upper Mis sissippi and Missouri valley States ITuru to Markets at a Glance Turn In IIRC J Column German Plane Lands at New York to End Trip NKW YORK Aug 26 German seaplane piloted by Captain Wolfgang Von Gronau nnd his three companions landed in New Ynrli hnrhor it 1 1r p rn C S TI today from Halifax concluding a flight from Germany Aug 2G NKW YOUK U S Steel high est since Juno slump rails and Utilities in brisk demand Utilities dis play firm tone Foreign Ster ling declines P talk of limitin Cuban exports heavy foreign selling CiriCAOO increased world visible supply Kafiy favorable Kiiusiv state report to higher IlogH Higher SINGER is FINED FOR POT SHOT Opera Star Pays for Fun of Hurling Flower Pot at Neighbor CHICAGO Aug 26 Ada Paggi singer with the Ravinia and Civic Opera companies was fined 515 yesterday for the pot shot took at i neighbor The a flower an unmistakable protest on the divas part against hand music played on the radio at G oclock in the morning It was also unmis takable evidence of a deadly aim Mme Paggi Magistrate Benjamin Meyer of Glencoe was told had long been irritated by the noisy music coming from the home of Otto and Walter Sculf in the early hours when the brothers were getting up and doing their calisthenics She said she couldnt sleep with such an inartistic din ringing in her ears Finally the temperament for which opera stars are famous got the better of her and she let fly the first thing she flower pot The pot Walter Schultz told the magistrate nailed thru a window nnd hit him on the head Since there is no law against band music and there is a against throwing hcnvy objects thru win dows and against peoples bends the magistrate decided there was only one thing to do and he did it neath these places UnriigQ Is Burned A lurge garage directly in back of the bakery was burning in three places Flames had been start ed in a pigeon house in an cave near the ground on the outside and on the inside near the door The flames burned a portion of the cave near the pigeon house but the fires in the other two places were put out before much damage was done The heaviest damage resulted from a blaze in a double stall ga Tum to Ince fl Cnlmnn M IOWA WEATHER sUghlly wanner In cen tral and northeast portions Tiicsxluv night Wednesday In creasing oJoudlniss probably followed liy showRr1 and cooler In northwest portion Wednnsdiiy LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday 00 Minimum in Night 7 At 8 A M Tuesday fi The temperature increase which has been under daily progress since the afternoon of Aug 19 caused the mercury in the GlobeGazettes maximum thermometer to touch the 00 mark Monday ;